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#commemoration

# commemoration - Sunday 30 January, 2022

'A terrible atrocity': Thousands attend Bloody Sunday memorial to remember victims
# 50TH ANNIVERSARY
# 50TH ANNIVERSARY

'A terrible atrocity': Thousands attend Bloody Sunday memorial to remember victims

Updated Jan 30th 2022, 7:33 PM 56,770 Views 49 Comments
  • Relatives of those killed and injured on Bloody Sunday attended a remembrance walk to honour those who died
  • Micheál Martin took part in the remembrance walk and laid a wreath at a ceremony held afterwards
  • President Higgins will later say the tragic events of 50 years ago today "reverberated across this island and around the world"

# commemoration - Monday 25 October, 2021

Barca and Boca Juniors to play Maradona Cup in Saudi Arabia
# Commemoration
From The42
# Commemoration

Barca and Boca Juniors to play Maradona Cup in Saudi Arabia

Oct 25th 2021, 9:07 PM 6,285 Views 7 Comments

The clubs’ legendary player will be commemorated with a special game in December.

# commemoration - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Dublin City Council unveils plaque honouring anti-slavery leader Fredrick Douglass
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

Dublin City Council unveils plaque honouring anti-slavery leader Fredrick Douglass

Updated Oct 21st 2021, 4:52 PM 21,478 Views 48 Comments

Abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass visited Ireland in 1845.

# commemoration - Monday 7 June, 2021

Widow of Detective Jerry McCabe calls on gardaí to apprehend 'fugitive' IRA members on 25th anniversary of husband's death
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

Widow of Detective Jerry McCabe calls on gardaí to apprehend 'fugitive' IRA members on 25th anniversary of husband's death

Jun 7th 2021, 3:40 PM 27,804 Views 0 Comments

Ann McCabe said “evil men” took her husband’s life when he was killed on this day in 1996.

# commemoration - Monday 23 November, 2020

Decision on Tipperary's jersey for All-Ireland semi-finals to be made this week
# Bloody Sunday
From The42
# Bloody Sunday

Decision on Tipperary's jersey for All-Ireland semi-finals to be made this week

Updated Nov 23rd 2020, 7:50 PM 23,649 Views 25 Comments

The Premier will retain the white and green strip for the 2021 season.

# commemoration - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

'Remembering our loss': National and local events to commemorate those we have lost during Covid-19
# Living With Covid Plan
# Living With Covid Plan

'Remembering our loss': National and local events to commemorate those we have lost during Covid-19

Sep 16th 2020, 6:10 AM 16,291 Views 28 Comments

In the government’s new plan on living with Covid-19 is a section on how we mark those who have died during the pandemic.

# commemoration - Friday 11 September, 2020

US pays tribute to 9/11 victims as pandemic forces socially distanced commemorations
# September 11
# September 11

US pays tribute to 9/11 victims as pandemic forces socially distanced commemorations

Sep 11th 2020, 3:21 PM 17,995 Views 36 Comments

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden will pay their respects at the same memorial today.

# commemoration - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Boris Johnson to announce Northern Ireland centenary plans today
# 100 Years
# 100 Years

Boris Johnson to announce Northern Ireland centenary plans today

Aug 13th 2020, 8:52 AM 21,897 Views 65 Comments

A Centenary Forum and Centenary Historical Advisory Panel will be created.

# commemoration - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Irish men and women who died in wars or during UN service remembered
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

Irish men and women who died in wars or during UN service remembered

Jul 12th 2020, 5:10 PM 9,529 Views 6 Comments

President Michael D Higgins led the commemoration event at Collins Barracks in Dublin.

# commemoration - Monday 2 March, 2020

New grant scheme set up to help survivor-led mother and baby home groups pay for commemorations
# Grant Scheme
# Grant Scheme

New grant scheme set up to help survivor-led mother and baby home groups pay for commemorations

Mar 2nd 2020, 12:56 PM 7,407 Views 8 Comments

Advocacy groups can apply for up to €2,500 in funding per event.

# commemoration - Saturday 15 February, 2020

An Garda Síochána considered place for RUC in force's museum as part of Decade of Centenaries
# Dublin Castle
# Dublin Castle

An Garda Síochána considered place for RUC in force's museum as part of Decade of Centenaries

Feb 15th 2020, 10:00 PM 33,110 Views 55 Comments

The proposal was one of a number of considerations put forward by the force last year.

# commemoration - Saturday 11 January, 2020

The Explainer: Why #blackandtans was trending in 2020 - and what's next for State commemorations?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why #blackandtans was trending in 2020 - and what's next for State commemorations?

Jan 11th 2020, 8:00 AM 13,123 Views 8 Comments

We’re joined by two experts to discuss what went wrong and what we can learn from it.

# commemoration - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Explainer: Who were the RIC?
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

Explainer: Who were the RIC?

Jan 7th 2020, 8:30 PM 38,542 Views 42 Comments

The Government’s controversial commemoration had been the subject of much criticism this week.

# commemoration - Monday 6 January, 2020

Dr Mary McAuliffe: Debate about an RIC commemoration needs more than a Black and Tans hashtag
# 1920
# 1920

Dr Mary McAuliffe: Debate about an RIC commemoration needs more than a Black and Tans hashtag

Jan 6th 2020, 6:30 PM 56,533 Views 105 Comments

The controversy around the RIC commemoration is entirely understandable, but it’s not that simple, writes Dr Mary McAuliffe.

# commemoration - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie commemorated on new An Post stamps
# Libraries
# Libraries

Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie commemorated on new An Post stamps

Aug 14th 2019, 4:45 PM 11,796 Views 6 Comments

The philanthropist contributed to the construction of libraries across Ireland.

# commemoration - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Photos: Events take place to honour Irish troops who've died in wars or UN missions
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Photos: Events take place to honour Irish troops who've died in wars or UN missions

Jul 14th 2019, 6:01 PM 8,410 Views 15 Comments

President Higgins laid a wreath on behalf of the people of Ireland at a ceremony in Collins Barracks.

# commemoration - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

A respectful welcome - but no pomp and circumstance: What to expect from the Trump visit
# Doonbeg
# Doonbeg

A respectful welcome - but no pomp and circumstance: What to expect from the Trump visit

Jun 5th 2019, 12:05 AM 29,007 Views 43 Comments

Trump will arrive in Shannon Airport later today.

# commemoration - Monday 21 January, 2019

President Higgins warns of the return of 'an ugly, xenophobic corruption of nationalism'
# Dail 100
# Dail 100

President Higgins warns of the return of 'an ugly, xenophobic corruption of nationalism'

Jan 21st 2019, 5:07 PM 29,041 Views 117 Comments

Michael D Higgins was commemorating the centenary of the establishment of Dáil Éireann.

# commemoration - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

New €2 coin launched to commemorate the First Dáil in 1919
# Mint Condition
# Mint Condition

New €2 coin launched to commemorate the First Dáil in 1919

Jan 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 41,054 Views 23 Comments

A million new coins will go into circulation this year.

# commemoration - Sunday 11 November, 2018

'2 more weeks and he'd be back with other survivors with scarred lungs, stumped limbs or a shattered sanity'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'2 more weeks and he'd be back with other survivors with scarred lungs, stumped limbs or a shattered sanity'

Nov 11th 2018, 7:30 AM 17,984 Views 12 Comments

Remembering our war dead means reminding ourselves who and what made them war dead and to despise their modern-day equivalents, writes Tom Farrell.

# commemoration - Thursday 8 November, 2018

As we approach the centenary of Armistice Day, here's why I'm asking Irish politicians to wear a Shamrock Poppy
# Frank Feighan
# Frank Feighan

As we approach the centenary of Armistice Day, here's why I'm asking Irish politicians to wear a Shamrock Poppy

Nov 8th 2018, 7:00 AM 41,463 Views 174 Comments

It’s time to stop airbrushing the Irish soldiers who died in World War I out of our history, writes Fine Gael senator Frank Feighan.

# commemoration - Friday 31 August, 2018

Great Famine commemoration to take place in Melbourne
# Australia
# Australia

Great Famine commemoration to take place in Melbourne

Aug 31st 2018, 2:53 PM 14,166 Views 53 Comments

Josepha Madigan said the event will give an opportunity to pay tribute to the young Irish women who travelled from workhouses here to Australia.

# commemoration - Monday 17 July, 2017

Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador apologises publicly for interrupting 1916 event
# Appeal
# Appeal

Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador apologises publicly for interrupting 1916 event

Jul 17th 2017, 6:40 PM 21,047 Views 0 Comments

Brian Murphy publicly apologised today in his bid to have his recorded conviction for a public order offence overturned.

# commemoration - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Turkey marks year since 'epic' defeat of anti-Erdogan coup
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

Turkey marks year since 'epic' defeat of anti-Erdogan coup

Jul 15th 2017, 6:30 PM 5,623 Views 14 Comments

The authorities have declared 15 July an annual national holiday of ‘democracy and unity’.

'People really loved her': 90th anniversary of Countess Markievicz's funeral to be commemorated
# Glasnevin
# Glasnevin

'People really loved her': 90th anniversary of Countess Markievicz's funeral to be commemorated

Jul 15th 2017, 7:00 AM 17,042 Views 47 Comments

The event will mark her impact on Irish history.

# commemoration - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Public asked to lay flowers at graves of Magdalene women today
# Mark Of Respect
# Mark Of Respect

Public asked to lay flowers at graves of Magdalene women today

Mar 5th 2017, 7:40 AM 13,301 Views 16 Comments

Over 1,600 women are buried in cemeteries around the country, many of whom are in unmarked graves.

# commemoration - Sunday 26 February, 2017

It's almost 150 years since the Battle of Tallaght was described as 'just a skirmish in the village'
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

It's almost 150 years since the Battle of Tallaght was described as 'just a skirmish in the village'

Feb 26th 2017, 10:00 AM 28,621 Views 33 Comments

A lecture and exhibitions are underway to mark the anniversary.

# commemoration - Sunday 29 January, 2017

President Higgins calls for fight against politics of fear and hatred while marking Holocaust Memorial
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

President Higgins calls for fight against politics of fear and hatred while marking Holocaust Memorial

Jan 29th 2017, 7:00 AM 7,209 Views 49 Comments

Minister Flanagan said we must be vigilant in standing against fundamentalist ideologies.

# commemoration - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

First collector coin commemorating an Irish woman issued by Central Bank
# Eileen Gray
# Eileen Gray

First collector coin commemorating an Irish woman issued by Central Bank

Nov 30th 2016, 2:57 PM 11,729 Views 37 Comments

The first coin features one of Gray’s most iconic designs.

Rising again: New name for Ballymun Plaza commemorates 1916 leaders
# An TSeachtar Laoch
# An TSeachtar Laoch

Rising again: New name for Ballymun Plaza commemorates 1916 leaders

Nov 30th 2016, 10:36 AM 12,411 Views 38 Comments

The now-demolished block of flats in Ballymun bore the name of the revolutionary leaders.

# commemoration - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

The government is being strongly criticised for not buying Padraig Pearse's 1916 surrender letter
# Historical Significance
# Historical Significance

The government is being strongly criticised for not buying Padraig Pearse's 1916 surrender letter

Nov 15th 2016, 5:54 PM 19,631 Views 115 Comments

Gerry Adams has called it a “quite frankly bizarre decision”.

# commemoration - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Sting reopens Bataclan on eve of Paris attacks anniversary as Eagles of Death Metal refused entry
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

Sting reopens Bataclan on eve of Paris attacks anniversary as Eagles of Death Metal refused entry

Nov 13th 2016, 10:33 AM 29,114 Views 91 Comments

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Paris attacks in which 130 people lost their lives.

# commemoration - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

"He gave up a lot for us" - 100 years after his execution Ireland pays tribute to Roger Casement
# Patriot
# Patriot

"He gave up a lot for us" - 100 years after his execution Ireland pays tribute to Roger Casement

Aug 3rd 2016, 4:11 PM 12,748 Views 41 Comments

A commemoration was held for Casement this morning in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin.

# commemoration - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Watch: RTÉ just tortured an incredibly cute child into giving them his take on 1916
# Ah Bless
# Ah Bless

Watch: RTÉ just tortured an incredibly cute child into giving them his take on 1916

Mar 27th 2016, 11:35 AM 31,197 Views 35 Comments

The poor fella is FROZEN.

# commemoration - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Poll: Will you be attending an event over the 1916 centenary weekend?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be attending an event over the 1916 centenary weekend?

Mar 26th 2016, 9:27 AM 28,222 Views 122 Comments

The next three days will see celebrations in Dublin and across the country in commemoration of the centenary of the Easter Rising.

# commemoration - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Dublin City Council is standing by its controversial 1916 banner
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

Dublin City Council is standing by its controversial 1916 banner

Mar 16th 2016, 12:45 PM 27,864 Views 79 Comments

The banner generated a lot of criticism when it was unveiled at the beginning of the week.

# commemoration - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Irish wolfhounds, armed Volunteers and inter-county GAA stars gather in Croke Park
# 1916
From The42
# 1916

Irish wolfhounds, armed Volunteers and inter-county GAA stars gather in Croke Park

Mar 10th 2016, 4:46 PM 4,539 Views 1 Comment

It’s all part of the GAA’s 1916 Commemorative Event which takes place on 24 April.

# commemoration - Friday 1 January, 2016

Poll: Will you be attending a 1916 centenary event?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be attending a 1916 centenary event?

Jan 1st 2016, 9:24 AM 25,111 Views 158 Comments

The events kick off today with a flag-raising in Dublin Castle.

# commemoration - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Celtic will wear special jerseys to remember victims of the Great Irish Famine today
# Commemoration
From The42
# Commemoration

Celtic will wear special jerseys to remember victims of the Great Irish Famine today

Sep 26th 2015, 1:02 PM 7,118 Views 17 Comments

The Hoops are marking National Famine Memorial Day at Celtic Park this afternoon.

# commemoration - Monday 24 August, 2015

Poll: Is too much being done to commemorate the 1916 Rising?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is too much being done to commemorate the 1916 Rising?

Aug 24th 2015, 9:23 AM 18,632 Views 106 Comments

A commemorative event was held in west Cork for Michael Collins yesterday.

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